Ihor Sorkin

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Ihor Sorkin
Соркін Ігор В'ячеславович
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8th Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine
In office
January 11, 2013 – February 24, 2014
Prime Minister Mykola Azarov
Preceded by Serhiy Arbuzov
Succeeded by Stepan Kubiv[1]
Personal details
Born (1967-03-03) 3 March 1967 (age 50)
Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR
Alma mater Donetsk National University
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Ihor Vyacheslavovych Sorkin (Ukrainian: Ігор В'ячеславович Соркін, Ihor Vyacheslavovych Sorkin) is a former chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine.

Biography[edit]

Early years. Military career[edit]

Igor Sorkin was born on March 3, 1967 in Donetsk.[2] He graduated from high school in 1984.[2] In 1988–1996 he served in the Soviet Army and the National Guard of Ukraine (commander landing assault platoon, reconnaissance battalion and regimental intelligence chief of the National Guard).[2]

Education[edit]

Ihor Sorkin has three higher educations:

Career in the National Bank of Ukraine[edit]

On 24 February 2014, just after the "Maidan revolution",[6] the Verkhovna Rada dismissed Sorkin as governor of the National Bank of Ukraine.[7]

On 17 March 2014 the Kiev Pechersky District Court approved the arrest Sorkin in absentia on suspicion of embezzlement.[8]

Family[edit]

Sorkin's parents live in Moscow, Russia.[2] Where his father Vyacheslav Sorkin is an executive of Gazprom.[2]

Sorkin's wife Anzhela is a former executive of UkrBusinessBank.[2] The head of the board of this bank was Sorkins predecessor as national bank governor Serhiy Arbuzov; while UkrBusinessBank was owned by Oleksandr Yanukovych who is the son of president Viktor Yanukovych at the time of the appointment of Sorkin as national bank governor.[2]

State awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ukraine's parliament appoints new central bank chief". Reuters. February 24, 2014. Archived from the original on February 28, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h (in Russian)/(website has automatic Google Translate option) Short bio, LIGA
  3. ^ Указ Президента України № 49/2011 Про присвоєння рангу державного службовця [Decree of the President of Ukraine № 49/2011 "On conferring the rank of civil servant] (in Ukrainian). Archived from the original on January 28, 2014. Retrieved June 3, 2013. 
  4. ^ Resolution of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine № 18-VII (January 11, 2013) "On appointment Sorkin IV as Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine"(in Ukrainian)
  5. ^ Decree of the President of Ukraine № 33/2013 "The composition of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine"(in Ukrainian)
  6. ^ "Ukraine: Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov named interim president". BBC News. February 23, 2014. Archived from the original on February 23, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2014. 
    "Ukraine protests timeline". BBC News. February 23, 2014. Archived from the original on February 19, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2014. 
  7. ^ Депутати змінили голову Нацбанку [MPs changed the head of the National Bank]. Ukrayinska Pravda (in Ukrainian). February 24, 2014. Archived from the original on March 13, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2014. 
  8. ^ Court arrests ex-head of NBU Sorkin in absentia, Interfax-Ukraine (17 March 2014)
  9. ^ Decree of the President of Ukraine № 1094/2011 "A celebration of state awards of Ukraine on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of proof national referendum Act of Independence of Ukraine (December 1, 1991)"(in Ukrainian)

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Business positions
Preceded by
Serhiy Arbuzov
Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine
2013-2014
Succeeded by
Stepan Kubiv